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"If I hadn't read Dairy Queen and Catching Jordan, I would be COMPLETELY lost. I don't follow sports news, I think watching the Oympics or soccer is a waste of my time and I feel utterly bewildered, when being faced with American mechanisms like drafting (isn't that a military term), which happens live on telly(?), or SCHOLARhips that aren't based on brains or creativity, but on muscle(!!) power. A funny premise, he?" 8 hours, 15 min ago

 
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